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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
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44 Holland America Santiago (Valparaiso) Cruise Reviews

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LisArtist
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This cruise on the MS Zaandam was a year in planning for us, and included arranging a long vacation window from work. ... Read more
maritzarogerp
1 Review
Member Since 2007
50 Forum Posts
Old and tired ship.Had problems with air/heating, cold and hot water and a "flooded" cabin. These were ... Read more
CJSANDFS
5 Reviews
Member Since 2009
103 Forum Posts
I last sailed on Zaandam 5 years ago. Since then I have sailed with Celebrity and Azamara. Celebrity in particular ... Read more
Homer Bugsby
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was the “14-day South America Passage” during the first and second weeks of March, 2015, on the MS ... Read more
travelers07
3 Reviews
Member Since 2007
268 Forum Posts
This is a review the Zaandam South America and Antarctic cruise that began January 30 in Valparaiso. The reason for ... Read more

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CatMom63
1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
This cruise is a must for anyone who loves animals and nature Of course we had cultire in mappworld capitals ... Read more
rjwaxman
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
Words can not fully describe how wonderful this cruise was. The inclusion of the Antarctic experts enhanced this ... Read more
Shaddy1
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Everyone on board agreed that this cruise was not only one of the most unusual cruises they have ever been on, it was ... Read more
Cruise or Bust!
1 Review
Member Since 2011
4 Forum Posts
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As a 4-Star Mariner of the HAL company, I have had the opportunity to sail on many of the ships in this fleet and can ... Read more
Aussie Battler
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
I have just completed the Christmas / New Year 20 day South America and Antarctica cruise aboard the Zaandam with my ... Read more

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lomasteam
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We chose this cruise for the destinations, we are not cruise experts and have only been on a few cruises prior to this ... Read more
Jules2307
1 Review
Member Since 2014
14 Forum Posts
My husband and I honeymooned on the Zaandam over Thanksgiving. We knew that HAL is known as a cruise line for an older ... Read more
Iowa cruiser
12 Reviews
Member Since 2006
167 Forum Posts
I LOVED this cruise. The Chilean coast is like Alaska on steroids, and the ports of call are easy to enjoy on ... Read more
rogues
1 Review
Member Since 2014
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our cruise on Zaandam from Valparaiso to Rio. Staff were always friendly, fun and ... Read more
J88
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Overall, this is a trip of a lifetime. You will be mesmerized by the Chilean Andes, and there will never be anything to ... Read more

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mremsha
4 Reviews
Member Since 2007
My wife and I have been on numerous cruises throughout the globe on different cruise lines over the years. This is our ... Read more
welshwaterboy
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
14 Forum Posts
Reviews of the Veendam are overwhelmingly positive for South American cruises and quite mediocre for Bermuda cruises, ... Read more
supermaltese
1 Review
Member Since 2008
37 Forum Posts
i would not recommend this cruise because most of the ports are not exciting.buenos aires is great,montevedeo is ... Read more
Bothyboy
1 Review
Having heard generally good reports about Holland America, we set off anticipating something that bit special, but ... Read more
DetlefG
1 Review
Member Since 2011
We left Valparaiso on a boat that had just been in a huge storm but we would have the best weather in years. A bit of ... Read more

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Nature Cruiser
1 Review
Member Since 2011
1 Forum Post
Our trip aboard the Veendam was nothing short of spectacular in every way. The entire crew, particularly the Captain ... Read more
JoJo1973
1 Review
Member Since 2010
104 Forum Posts
This was my first cruise ever and it couldn't have been better. I traveled with my mid-70s parents and they loved it ... Read more
Gmairene
1 Review
Member Since 2010
This cruise truly was a dream come true for me. We lucked out weather-wise - and the only turbulant waters were while ... Read more
seadog55
1 Review
Member Since 2010
49 Forum Posts
Trip Report for cruise on the MS Veendam from 11/26/10 to 12/08/10. Bottom Line Up Front: Good cruise overall on ... Read more
SanFrancisotraveler
2 Reviews
Member Since 2009
General We took this cruise mainly to see the Chilean fiords and islands, go through the Darwin Channel, Beagle ... Read more

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